MR imaging of Maffucci syndrome

E. C. Unger, H. B. Kessler, M. J. Kowalyshyn, R. D. Lackman, G. T. Morea

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Maffucci syndrome consists of a combination of enchondromas and hemangiomas. The most common serious complication of Maffucci syndrome is malignant degeneration of enchondroma to chondrosarcoma, which has been reported in as high as 51% of patients with Maffucci syndrome. In this report, we describe the MR findings in a patient with Maffucci syndrome who presented with chondrosarcoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)351-353
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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